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Academic Staff Seminars: places should be booked in advance through the Staff Development Office, University Offices, Wellington Square (telephone: (2)70086).

For the full list of courses, see the Staff Development Programme supplement.

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Friday 21 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `English furniture', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Saturday 22 March

HILARY TERM ends.

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Monday 24 March

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery closed (reopens 31 March).

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Tuesday 25 March

THE MEETING of Congregation, due to take place today, is cancelled.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Fabulous furniture', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Thursday 27 March

OXFORD UNIVERSITY MUSEUM of Natural History closed (reopens 31 March, 12 noon).

UNIVERSITY OFFICES closed (reopens 1 April).

SHELDONIAN THEATRE closed (reopens 7 April).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION LIBRARY (Slavonic Section) closed (reopens 1 April).

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Friday 28 March

ASHMOLEAN LIBRARY closed (reopens 1 April).

BODLEIAN LIBRARY closed (reopens 1 April).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION LIBRARY closed (reopens 1 April).

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Tuesday 1 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Hoards of treasures', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Friday 4 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Meissen porcelain', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Saturday 5 April

PITT RIVERS MUSEUM `Pitt Stop' event for children and families (not unaccompanied children): `Games people play', Main Museum Building, 2–4 p.m. (admission free).

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Tuesday 8 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The materials of Asian sculpture: smaller carvings', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Wednesday 9 April

B. LEAR: `Lifting the lid off Tuluma boxes: the material culture of the Pacific atoll environment' (Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum lecture series), Pauling Human Sciences Centre (58 Banbury Road), 5 p.m.

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Friday 11 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Egypt of the Pharaohs', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Tuesday 15 April

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Financial management: project planning and management', 9.30 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Lotus and tulip', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Wednesday 16 April

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Writing research papers, abstracts, and posters', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

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Thursday 17 April

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Supervising D.Phil. students', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Friday 18 April

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Gender in teaching', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Impressionists', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Sunday 20 April

TRINITY TERM begins.

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Tuesday 22 April

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINARS: `Lecturing skills practice—arts', 9.30 a.m.; `Lecturing skills practice—sciences', 2 p.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Twentieth-century painting in Britain', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Woodcuts and wood engravings—Dürer to Desmet', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (Cost: £19. Tel. for details: (2)78015.)

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Friday 25 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Hill Collection of Musical Instruments', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Sunday 27 April

TRINITY FULL TERM begins.

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Monday 28 April

PROFESSOR M. MAMDANI: `Between justice and reconciliation: reflections on Rwanda and South Africa' (special African Studies lecture), Oakeshott Room, Lincoln, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 29 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Watches as jewellery', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR C.D. HOLES (Khalid bin Abdallah Al-Sa'ud Professor for the Study of the Contemporary Arab World): `The debate poem: a genre of Gulf vernacular literature' (inaugural lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. ROBERTS: `Designing the modern firm: the economic logic of strategy and organisation' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The modern firm: economics, strategy, and organisation'), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 30 April

DR G. DICKSON: `Crowd and charisma: leadership and followership' (Wilde Lectures in Natural and Comparative Religion: `Medieval Pentecostalism—the tradition of charismatic Christian enthusiasm in Western Europe, c.1000–1500'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. ROBERTS: `Inside the modern firm: internal organisation and management' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The modern firm: economics, strategy, and organisation'), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 1 May

THE REVD PROFESSOR JAMES BARR: `The new profile of discussion about the Bible' (Hensley Henson Lectures: `History, theology, biblical criticism: the end-of-century interactions'), Schools, 5 p.m.

SIR WALTER BODMER: `The somatic evolution of cancer' (Department of Statistics, Florence Nightingale Lecture), Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's, 5.30 p.m.

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Saturday 3 May

DEGREE conferments, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. ROBERTS: `The boundaries of the modern firm: markets, hierarchies, and more' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The modern firm: economics, strategy, and organisation'), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 4 p.m.

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Monday 5 May

UNIVERSITY OFFICES closed (today only).

PROFESSOR J.N. COLDSTREAM: `Light from Cyprus on the "Dark Age" of Greece?' (Myres Memorial Lecture), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean, 5 p.m.

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